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Welder (Shop)

Date:  Jan 12, 2023

Gillette, WY, US, 82718

Req ID:  23826
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Primary focus on a safe work environment and employing safe work practices on a consistent basis.
  • Perform a variety of welding and cutting applications (including air arcing).
  • Lay out and perform complex repairs with a high level of accuracy and quality.
  • Assess equipment repair needs and developing repair processes.
  • Troubleshoot, maintain and perform minor repairs to most assigned tooling; wire feeders and welding machines.
  • Confined Space Task Trained.
  • Forklift experience
  • Certified 1/16" 3G
  • Certified 1/16" 4G
  • Proficient at Carbon Arc Gouging
  • Proficient with Oxy/Fuel Torch
  • Understand Weld Symbols
  • Proficient at Print Reading
  • Proficient at Fitting/Layout
  • Moderate, physical demand, continuous lifting or moving light weight to moderate weight materials and working in difficult positions.
  • Assessing equipment repair needs and repair processes.
  • Troubleshooting, maintaining ad performing minor repairs to assigned tooling.
  • Equipment component rebuilds, e.g., gear box rebuilds.
  • Use of Laser Aligner, Micrometer, Caliper ad Bore Gauges with minimal supervision.


  • Experience withy a variety of SMAW and FCAW welding electrodes.
  • Must be able to pass a weld certification according to Komatsu Quality standards.
  • Ability to apply advanced trades mathematics (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, and fractions). Simple use of formulas, charts, tables, drawings, specifications, schedules, wiring diagrams.
  • Ability to interpret complicated drawings, specifications, charts, tables and handbook formulas.
  • Ability to analyze and update reports, forms, records, and comparable methods of data collection/communication tools.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Consistently promotes the Komatsu safety culture which includes but is not limited to:
    • Understands and complies with all established Cardinal Safety Rules.
    • Working safely, promoting the safety of coworkers.
    • Constantly looking for ways to improve and maintain a safe working environment by completing FLRA's, Near Miss Cards and Safety Observations.

Additional Information

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Wyoming

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